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Saxophonist Nathan See has been pursuing a life in music ever since his first exposure to jazz as a middle school student. Today he is an in-demand saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City.


As a performer and composer, Nathan is influenced by Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Bela Bartok, and Wynton Marsalis. He is constantly working to develop a unique artistic voice that is informed by the history of the saxophone and a variety of other influences. He has performed across the country at venues such as Dizzy’s Club, Rose Hall (JALC), Alice Tully Hall, Small’s Jazz Club, Smoke Jazz Club, Sculler’s Jazz Club, Wally’s Jazz Café, Kranzberg Arts Center, Peoria Riverfront Jazz Festival, Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, as well as internationally in South Korea and Belize.


In 2018, Nathan earned a B.M. in Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he was a awarded a full scholarship. He went on to study at The Juilliard School in New York City, where he earned a M.M. in Jazz Studies in 2021. Nathan’s private teachers include Bruce Williams, Frank Kimbrough, George Garzone, and Ralph Peterson Jr. He has worked with ensemble coaches such as Donald Vega, Ulysses Owens Jr., Tia Fuller, and Darren Barrett. As a student, Nathan has been able to work with guest artists David Berger, Scotty Barnhart, Nduduzo Makhatini, Bennie Maupin, Gary Burton, Bill Frisell, Robert Glasper, Sean Jones, Bill Pierce, and Darcy James Argue, Michael Gibbs, and Phil Wilson.


photo by Matthew DeNicola

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